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  • The Ethics of Captivityby Lori Gruen

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 21.99

    Though conditions of captivity vary widely for humans and for other animals, there are common ethical themes that imprisonment raises. This volume brings together scholars, scientists, and sanctuary workers to address these issues in fifteen new essays. The first section contains chapters written by those with expert knowledge about particular conditions... more...

  • A Vegan Ethicby Mark Hawthorne

    John Hunt Publishing 2016; US$ 6.99

    Veganism is a journey, and A Vegan Ethic explores veganism as an infinite model of social justice. more...

  • The Animals' Agendaby Marc Bekoff; Jessica Pierce

    Beacon Press 2017; US$ 25.95

    A compelling argument that the time has come to use what we know about the fascinating and diverse inner lives of other animals on their behalf Every day we are learning new and surprising facts about just how intelligent and emotional animals are?did you know rats like to play and laugh, and also display empathy, and the ears and noses of cows... more...

  • Alan The Christmas Donkeyby Tracy Garton

    Pan Macmillan 2016; US$ 12.99

    Tracy had run the Radcliffe Donkey Sanctuary for twenty years, creating a safe haven for more than sixty sick, unwanted and mistreated donkeys. But after a devastatingly difficult winter, with sky high bills, she didn't know if she could afford to carry on - or if she had the physical strength to keep going. Then, in the first week of January, the... more...

  • Amica's Worldby Washo Shadowhawk; Meadow Shadowhawk; Jane Goodall

    Microcosm Publishing 2016; US$ 5.99

    Amica is a rheaa flightless bird in the ratite family, related to ostriches, emus, and kiwis. Amica was adopted as a young chick and in turn quickly adopted mother and son Meadow and Washo Shadowhawk as his flock and made himself at home in their living room. Now an adult, Amica stands nearly six feet tall, and has a six-foot wingspan. By day he... more...

  • A Sweet, Wild Noteby Richard Smyth

    Elliott & Thompson 2017; US$ 11.99

    Birdsong is woven into our culture, our emotions, our landscape; it is the soundtrack to our world. We have tried to capture this fleeting, ephemeral beauty, and the feelings it inspires, for millennia. In this fascinating account, Richard Smyth asks what it is about birdsong that we so love. Exploring the myriad ways in which it has influenced literature,... more...

  • Considering Animalsby Carol Freeman; Elizabeth Leane; Yvette Watt

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Considering Animals draws on the expertise of scholars trained in the biological sciences, humanities, and social sciences to investigate the complex and contradictory relationships humans have with nonhuman animals. Taking their cue from the specific 'animal moments' that punctuate these interactions, the essays engage with contemporary issues and... more...

  • Citizen Canineby David Grimm

    PublicAffairs 2014; US$ 24.00

    Dogs are getting lawyers. Cats are getting kidney transplants. Could they one day be fellow citizens? Cats and dogs were once wild animals. Today, they are family members and surrogate children. A little over a century ago, pets didn't warrant the meager legal status of property. Now, they have more rights and protections than any other animal in... more...

  • The Rights of Natureby David R. Boyd

    ECW Press 2017; US$ 10.99

    An important and timely recipe for hope for humans and all forms of life. Palila v Hawaii . New Zealand’s Te Urewera Act . Sierra Club v Disney . These legal phrases hardly sound like the makings of a revolution, but beyond the headlines portending environmental catastrophes, a movement of immense import has been building — in courtrooms,... more...

  • Creating Africasby Knut Nustad

    Hurst 2015; US$ 20.99

    Conflicts between protected areas and surrounding populations continue in many parts of Africa despite decades of attempts at solving these. This book argues that what is at stake is often the creation of different realities, and examines the local and global effects of this struggle. more...